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Fabulous Oxfam fashion show featuring celebrity models kicks off London Fashion Week

A fabulous Oxfam fashion show - Fashion Fighting Poverty - kicks off London Fashion Week this Thursday, 16 February, 7pm, at the Oxo Tower's On|Off venue in central London.   ...

UK Government’s ‘calculated complicity’ risks Yemen slipping into famine

Oxfam today issued a stinging condemnation of widespread political complicity in the Yemen conflict as the UN launches its latest plan to help millions of people caught up in the crisis. ...

Reaction to Government decision to scrap Dubs amendment

In response to the Government's decision to stop accepting lone child refugees under the Dubs amendment, Maya Mailer, Oxfam's head of humanitarian policy, said: ...

Statement ahead of Prime Minister Theresa May's meeting with Donald Trump

Ahead of Prime Minister Theresa May's visit to Washington and amid reports that the US is set to close its borders to large numbers of refugees from war torn countries, Maya Mailer, Oxfam's...

Bumper Christmas for Oxfam shops: sales at five-year high

Sales growth at Oxfam shops hit a five-year high in the Christmas trading period, raising an incredible £1.7 million of extra sales towards Oxfam's vital work to end extreme poverty and showing...

Oxfam app offers supporters behind scenes access and greater control

Oxfam has launched a new app designed to bring supporters closer than ever to the causes they support and put control of their relationship with the charity at their fingertips. ...

Employers pick volunteers over other job candidates, new research reveals

Volunteering gives job-seekers a huge advantage over other candidates, new research reveals. The study shows 80 percent of employers are more likely to hire an applicant with volunteering experience. ...

Actor Tom Hardy and Channel 5 News presenter John Snow hold placards supporting the DEC appeal for Yemen

DEC appeal raises £8 million for Yemen

The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) appeal for Yemen has raised a total of £8 million since it launched on Tuesday, with donations continuing to pour in. ...

Aid workers warn of humanitarian catastrophe in Yemen unless more emergency food reaches millions

Aid workers are warning that Yemen is heading towards a humanitarian catastrophe should more emergency food not reach the millions of people already suffering chronic hunger. ...

Reaction: Reports of civilians being executed in East Aleppo are deeply concerning

Andy Baker, Oxfam's Syria Crisis Response Manager, said: ...

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